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democrats. >> the nra is vehement. they come after you, put large amounts of money together to defeat you. they did this in '93. >> do they do that or just disagree with you? >> is the nra venal, or do they disagree on a matter of policy? >> the nra has become an institution of gun manufacturers. this morning on the front page of "the new york times," i was reading about their program now to provide weapons and training for youngsters from eight years old to 15 years old. and this is supported by the gun manufacturers. in other words, here is a whole new group of people for me to get these weapons to. it doesn't happen to the adults. >> certainly people with guns in terms of sport and hunting is not a new phenomenon. we train them. we want to make sure people who have guns know how to use them. i want to ask about the nra and this is kind of -- wayne la pierre, one of those who will fight you tooth and nail. one of the things he said. >> politicians pass laws for gun-free school zones. in doing so, they tell every insane killer in america, that schools are the safest place to inflict maxi
estroyed. the nra will have a chance to weigh in on capitol hill this week. >> they will hold a hearing on wednesday. the first one since the president unveiled his gun proposal. >> both sides of the gun control debate. >> thousands called for tougher control across the nation. in washington d.c., people c arried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence v ictims. >> it's time to take assault weapons off of our streets. too many people are dying. >> reporter: they want a ban on high-capacity magazines and backgrounds for all gun p urchases. the shooting at sandy hook elementary prompted the rally. >> if it can happen in newtown, it is happen in any city, in any state until they make these federal laws. >> reporter: they walked in honor of the 7-year-old, one of the 20 first graders killed in the massacre. a group joined the march on washington to demand safer communities. >> that means getting rid of the guns. >> the police departments are helping. saturday hundreds of people from the west coast to the east coast passed the event. the prog
guns and they will be destroyed. meanwhile, the nra and gun control advocates will have a chance to weigh in on the issue on alcohol it week. >> congress is holding a gun violence hearing on wednesday, the first since the president unveiled the gun control proposals. tatiana anderson has more on both sides of the gun control debate. >> reporter: thousands called for tougher gun control at ralliesars cross the nation. >> what do we want? >> champ. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., people carried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence victims. >> it's time to take assault weapons off of the street. >> reporter: they want a federal ban on assault weapons and mandatory background checks for all gun per chases. the shooting at sandy hook elementary school last month prompted the rallies. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any to, any city and any state until they make the federal laws. >> reporter: stacy mccoy blend walked in honor of seven-year- old chase kowalski, one of the 20 first graders killed in the massacre. a group from newtown joined the march on wa
cummings, out a gun owner and nra owner. i have known him for more than 20 years. he is a highly successful commercial contractor. the literally built many of these schools and universities in south florida today. jim has simply been a pillar of the community. he has become an influential voice in have been widely involved in many educational and other organizations. have builds community centers that now costs including several boys and girls clubs. it's no surprise that he has received recognition of borders long history of community service including being inducted into the on to bernard hall of fame. he is also a gun owner of over 150 guns. as an avid hunter who has haunted all over the world and a lifetime member of the nra. he and i have not always agreed on gun-control issues of the day and on a number of other issues as well, but i have a deep respect for his point of view and for his commitment to making the world a better place. he said in an incredibly thoughtful email sharing his perspective are much tragedy and the steps he felt should be taken. most importantly, we agree there
the nra head on. >> the gun lobby can be stopped, my friends, they can be stopped. >> reporter: voices in the crowd taking the first steps in a long push to reform the nation's gun laws. as the protesters dispersed today, they looked ahead to wednesday, the first congressional hearings for legislation on gun control. the head of the nra, wayne lapierre and the husband of gabby giffords, mark kelly, will testify. david? >> along with them so many of those families from newtown. reena, thank you. >>> another image from washington making headlines tonight, president obama in his first joint interview with someone other than his wife, instead hillary clinton, when you think back, the two battling it out in the democratic primary nearly five years ago, making history coming down to the two of them. then going on to form quite an alliance, the connection behind the scenes and in front of the cameras. right here, as they observed the bodies of those diplomats brought home from libya. tonight, why the president decided to sit down with hillary clinton now. is it about a campaign that's yet to
and not necessary for the defense. >> nra condemned proposal. gun bans do not work . we are confident that congress will reject senator feinstein wrong handed approach. susana huff aagrees. she say it does nothing to keep minute people safer and she knows first hand what it is like to be in the presence of a mad man with a fire arm. >> i didn't grow nup a house with guns. i don't hunt. but i was given a gun by a friend when i was 21 to carry in my purse for self defense and taught how to use it. a couple of yearrs ago, my parents and i went to a cafeteria in texas on a bright sunny day . we were not in a dark alley. >> that was susaba huff testifying two decades ago. and that bright sunny day was october 16th, 1991 when a man drove his pick up truck through the luby's cafeteria in keileen, texas. >> it took me 45 seconds to realize that this man was not there to commit a robbery or a hit. he was there to simply shoot as many people he could. >> susana did have a gun with her that day. >> when i finally realized i thought i got him and i reached for my purse. he was 12 feet away . you know, is it po
: do you think the n.r.a. is now or less powerful than 20 years ago? >> i think they're equally as powerful. they're now supported by a lot of gun manufacturers. they've certainly extended their arm-- this morning's front page story in the "new york times" tells about their efforts to provide training and weapons to youngsters 8-15 years old. as a matter of fact, i saw a very young youngster with an ar-15 in the newspaper this morning. that's the same type weapon that was usedly at sandy hook school. i know what happened to the bodies at sandy hook school, and to have these weapons just floating around our society and particularly with youngsters who are by nature unpredictable, is a bit frightening. >> schieffer: let me ask you this. some people clearly see-- and i think they're sincere about it-- that they just feel this infringes on their rights and that this is the first step to taking their gun away from them. >> well, let me talk about rights for a minute. does a child have a right to be safe in school? does a law client when he goes into a law firm have a right to believe
to lobbying power of the nra. >> they say they're gearing up for an all out battle, insisting gun bans make no one safer. vice president biden is spearheading public push for new gun legislation that will strengthen background checks, limit high capacity ammunition magazines and get assault weapons off the streets. >> this is about action. no more talk. if not now, when. >> the american debate over guns. hitting home in the nation's capital. brian moore, nbc news, washington. >> the senate is set to begin hearings on gun control debate next wednesday. and supporters of gun control gathered in the bay area as part of the nationwide effort. >> gun control now! gun control now! >> the members of the grass roots group called one million moms for gun control, committed to passing what they call common sense gun control laws in the united states. >> no one can stand on the sidelines any more, this effects everybody. no one is safe from this, as long as military style assault weapons are available legally in this country. >> members are pushing for a ban on military style assault weapons, a limit
representatives from both sides will testify before a senate committee about this issue, including nra ceo wayne laperriere. lester? >> kristen, thank you. >>> it's been a long, cold week for many folks in the eastern half of the country. the south in particular has been dealing with conditions that many in the region are neither accustom ed to nor prepared for. nbc's katie tur has more tonight. >> reporter: the sounds of winter. a windshield wiper straining to clear the ice. the roar of a salt truck. and the pelting of sleet on a window. freezing rain and ice made travel a nightmare throughout the carolinas. 29 people hospitalized. hundreds of traffic wrecks just in the charlotte area alone. folks around here don't take so kindly to this sort of thing. >> losing control and slipping and sliding. i hate it. i'm a good old southern boy. i don't like cold weather. i don't like ice. i don't like snow. >> reporter: the frigid temperatures in tennessee left trees looking like ice sculptures and forced paramedics to skate to victims. in virginia, snow was the problem. interstate 81 clouded by a mix of
, limit high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra has said it would fight the proposals insisting bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled it begin hearings on the issue this coming wednesday. >> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. city councilmen stan la card doe and pete constant are proposing the idea and they say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's critical for to us convey a strong message to all the rank and file we val i their hard work and serious risks they take and we're trying to do what we can within our means. we had to cut. now we think we have some money so let's do what we can to keep the wheels on. >> the idea comes with a price tag of $7.5 million. leaders of san jose's police officer's union say they aren't sure what to make of the proposal considering a couple of weeks ago, the mayor was considering more police layoffs and pay cuts. the union argues the place for pay discussions is at the bargaining table. >>> a banner ad that fell from the
behind a banner that says, "when we stand together, we stand a chance". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high- powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march. but perhaps the most powerful testimony came from colin goddard. a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> "we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15, than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook." (cheers & applause) >> reporter: the independent firearm owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a ban. >> "what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada." >> reporter: but
so if we get that going maybe we will have a real chance with this. being around a lot of nra people is fascinating but yeah it's that's about it ladies and gentlemen. thanks for asking. i am actually going back next week monday and tuesday. this is part of the faith base team that will work with a lot of ministers who are dealing with the white house but i will be back wednesday night for the meeting but we will see what happens. thanks for asking. >> thank you dr. marshall. commissioner kingsley. >> we applaud your fine work dr. marshall and amen to everything that you said. as a seg way the commonwealth club of san francisco had a program this week on gun control issues in the state of california and san francisco, and our own -- our sergeant kelly john was there as a member of sfpd, and it was good to have somebody from law enforcement on that panel, and she did a terrific job. i also this month finished on behalf of the commission review offing our report. i wanted to let you know that and this is my third month so i don't know whether we're rotating quarterly or whether i
it is a slippery slope to evoke oour other civil liberties. >> nra ceo is expected to testify at a senate hearing. >>> violence continues in egypt. 30 people killed, hundreds injured in protests. the egyptian troops have been deployed to try to control the violence. the protests erupted after 21 people were sentenced to death in connection with a deadly soccer riot that killed 74 people last year. the violence comes a day after nine people were killed in protests against egyptian president mohamed morsi. >>> much of the country stuck in a deep freeze after a mild start to winter. chicago got the first inch of snow in almost a year on friday. tomorrow, ice could lead to travel delays and power outages in the midwest. southern states have been bath battling winter weather from tennessee to the carolinas. streets and sidewalks were coated in ice and snow and we got out of the deep freeze around the washington area today. boy are we in for a roller coasr the next week. kim martucci is in the weather center with a preview for us. >> jim, it only took 108 hours to get above freezing since midnight last
. they are not perfect but they make a difference. >> ceo of the nra expected to testify this week. what are you going to ask him? >> one question will be about some of the marketing tactics of the gun manufacturers. promoting assault weapons to children is certainly problematic rife with risk and fraught with peril, a tragedy waiting to happen. my view is that some of the scrutiny ought to apply to the promotion and marketing tactics moved perhaps not by the gun manufacturers directly. i will be asking also about background checks and why the nra can't support this common sense law enforcement tool to make safer our streets and neighborhoods and prevent the kind of tragedy that happened in newtown. newtown is a call to action. 26 beautiful people, 20 wonderful babies and courageous teachers and educators would be alive today. >> are you where we thought we would be in this country with regards to the public debate that is going on right now since newtown, connecticut? >> the public debate on gun violence prevention has always been fraught with controversy. and i am encouraged by many of my colleagues
." many demonstrators targeted the nra with their signs and other held up names of fun violence victims. across the street a counter- demonstration. dick heller was there. >> it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed. >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's law for new firearms law. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd, but the perhaps the most powerful testimony came from a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> be need to challenge my politician who think it's easier to ask an elementary schoolteacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15 than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook. >> reporter: the independent firearms owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a began. >> well, what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada. >> reporter: but lori bennet hopes for better odds than that. >> the bottom line is that we can't prevent all the violence, but lives would
stand together, we stand a chance". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march. but perhaps the most powerful testimony came from colin goddard. a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> "we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15, than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook." (cheers & applause) >> reporter: the independent firearm owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a ban. >> "what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada." >> reporter: but lori bennett hopes for better odds than that.
activist a strategy to splinter the nra constituency and persuade members of congress from pro gun parts of the country to sign on. >> the ability of a member, particularly one struggling with what they think of difficult, as difficult politics back home, the ability of that member to go home and have that factually based conversation with people in the audience who may start off angry but get them to feel better when they know their gun and their shooting buddy's gun are protected makes a big difference. >> reporter: here's the problem. for the growing number of sport shooters who use so-called assault weapons and extended magazines at firing ranges or for hunting, they wouldn't be able to buy ar-15s or rifles any more. >> most sportsman are using some other type of weapon, they're also recreational shooters and many of them engage, myself included, in the shooting of an ar-style reefl rifle. >> reporter: it's clear the national rifle association isn't getting on board with any of this. as executive vice president wain lapierre said in a speech this week. >> we defend ourselves and our
her case for banning military assault rifles on "state of the union" today. nra may be the dominant gun group but most of the country sides with curbing assault weapons and violence. >> i think you reached a point, where i said earlier, that enough is enough. do military assault weapons belong on our streets? and the answer according to the maimer chiefs of police, according to the largest police organization in the world is absolutely no. >> but republican congressman marsha blackburn has a different view about gun control. >> we need to be looking at the root causes. some of these psychotropic drug and let this not be the weapon. let's talk about some of the root issues. i understand the senator's passion for this. but i have to tell you, an assault ban is not the answer to helping keep people safe. >> in an interview with the new republic magazine, president obama says gun owners will not be forgotten in the ongoing debate. the president said he has "p "profound for hunting that dateses back for generations." >>> this could be hillary clinton's last week as secretary of state. we
the nra remains the biggest obstacle to passing a ban on assault-style rifles. dianne feinstein speaks with cannily crowley. >> they come after you, put money down to defeat you. >> her proposal faces what she called an uphill fight, but she said she's confident she can get it to the senate floor for a vote. so let's talk more with cnn contributor lz granderson and ann. hello to you. thank you, guys. we haven't spoken in quite a while. the president is scheduled to make a speech on imgation reform and republican congressman paul ryan says he thinks this is one issue where the two parties can make a deal. here's what he said this morning. >> i think there are republicans and democrats that can come together with a good solution to make sure that this problem is fixed once and for all, and i think those rubio principles do a really good job of adhering to the founding principles, respecting the ruling law and for those who came here for a better life. >> is this an idea that's come? >> i absolutely think so. i think it's been played tra strategical strategically. marco roubio who's part
targeted the n-r-a with their signs while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march... but perhaps the most powerful testimony came from colin goddard... a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. "we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15, than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook." the independent firearm owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a ban. "what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada." but lori bennett hopes for better odds than that. "the bottom line is, we can't prevent all the violence, but if adam lanza went into that school without
system and everybody is sharing information. they are working with the nra on it. that is one possibility of something that could actually pass. >> shannon: you bring up background checks. concern about those supportive of gun rights how far it goes. they say if your grand daddy gives you his shotgun for christmas that he used on his first deer hunting trip is that subject to a background check. sounds like those kinds of transactions would be subject to a background check. >> i did not get a shotgun until i was 11. >> shannon: that is late in. >> that is late in west virginia. the question that kirk and mansion and the nra are talking about is isn't universality of the background checks but of the background checks that take place, how good are they? are the databases merged up and are people that have mental illness, these are not crimes of passion, these are sick individuals. so the goal is how do you keep guns out of the hands of sick individuals. these are not crimes of passion and street corner crime. this is premeditated and done by a crazy person. >> shannon: and mental illness do
the nra wants to look at the parents in the eye and say that guns are still necessary then i urge them to. we're not supposed to bury our children and nobody would if that hadn't happened and it wouldn't have happened if that weapon wasn't involved. but the problem and the argument a lot of people are going to make, how do you get the guns from the bad guys. if the bad guys have guns then the good guys want guns. and people within our constitution, the right to bear arms. but at the time of establishing a militia, correct? which we don't have to do these days. >> i get why americans want to defend themselves at home, i do get that. i don't get why anybody needs or would want to use an assault weapon that could fire 100 bullets in a minute. you can't use them for hunting, not for sport in that sense. >> if you're part of a tactical team or fighting a war, yes. >> have you owned a gun yourself? >> i have. i was a target shooter and more of a weapons collector, vintage stuff. and then i had a domestic and took them all away and i haven't gotten them back. >> do you miss having guns around? >
road. because it's not just republicans. >> i can see because the nra is venal, they come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you, they did this in '93 and they intend to continue it. >> this morning on the front page of the "new york times," i was reading about their program now to provide weapons a -- in other words, here is a whole new group of people that we can get these weapons to. they just don't happen to be adults, they're children. children will guns in terms of hunting is not a new phenomenon, they say we train them, we want to make sure that people who have guns know how to use them. >> one that's going to fight you tooth and nail and this is a couple of things they tell every insane killer in america that schools are the safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk. politicians have no business and no authority denying us the right, the ability and the moral imper tiff to protect ourselves and our loved ones from harm. >> wynn la pierre is coming before the judiciary committee, what are you going to ask him. >> i'm not sure but you
that says when we stand together, we stand a chance. some targeted the nra with signs, and others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> a dangerous city when people are disarmed. >> reporter: both rallies a day after vice president joe biden announced a gun control plan. the most powerful testimony came from a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15 than to stan up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook. >> reporter: gun violence won't be solved with a ban according to the independent firearm owners association. >> what will be the impact of the future ban on those assault weapons and magazines? zero. in additiona. >> reporter: lori bennett hopes for better odds than that. >> the bottom line, we can't prevent all of the violence, but if adam lanza went into that school without all of those bullets, lives would have been saved. >>> reports of child labor, violent physical abuse and b
destroys all of the kind of tales that it's nra is trying to weave about young people and guns. >> reporter: president obama revealed in an interview with the new republic, he takes guests skeet shooting all the time and "i have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this condition for generations and i think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake." we heard from congressman paul ryan this morning. >> let's go beyond this debate and get deeper. what's our policy on mental illness? what's going on in our culture that produces this kind of thing? and i hope we don't skip past that and bring out political ideas that recycle failed policies of the past. >> reporter: ryan's republican colleagues, congresswoman marsha backburn says -- >> doing a so-called assault weapons ban is going after a symptom and as teachers have said to me, don't focus on whatever is the weapon. get to the root cause. >> reporter: senator feinstein said she doesn't expect a vote on her proposed legislation for a while. in washington, peter doocy, fox news. >>> the president's st
. >> reporter: a smokes -- spokesman for the nra didn't have a immediate response. in the past, the group opposed further restrictions on gun sales. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> the season might be two months away, but nats fans have something to get excited about. a fifth president. lindsay member offy joins us with the -- murphy joins us with the announcement. >> reporter: the chats players, there it's funny, people came equally to see both, i think. and it was a really, really wonderful e haven't at the convention center. so many kids were there and so many adults excited to get up close and personal. >> there is so much example around the team now. >> there is. >> and the nats players deserve that. >> yeah they do. >> that were happy to see the fans and they deserve to have a faithful following. after all, they finished with the best record in baseball and won the nl east all-star desmond said they may not have had this turnout a couple of years ago. today, they did. 7,000 fans packed the washington convention center and trying to catch a glimpse or snap a picture of their favorite
you. >> reporter: the spokesman for the nra did not have an immediate response to the rally. in the past, that group has opposed any further restrictions on gun sales. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> now to new orleans, where the city is getting ready for a double whammy. the super bowl is just a week from today. but fans are already arriving. thousands of people will be in the big easy for mardi gras. natasha robin takes a look. >> reporter: for two years the city planned for it, worked on it. and the mayor says completed a task that other cities would consider overwhelming. >> our great city, new orleans, is ready for mardi gras, and we're ready for the super bowl xlvii, i guarantee, nobody has done both of these things at the same time ever. >> reporter: 5,000 members of the media are starting to arrive. >> it's the largest media platform in history. the tv viewership for the last super bowl was over 111 million viewers. >> reporter: stories are being told on the international stage about new orleans, as super bowl xlvii approaches. >> take this opportunity to show the res
of the nra. >> the national rifle association says it's gearing up for an all-out battle, insisting that gun bans make no one safer. vice president biden is spearheading a public push for new gun ledge hags that will strengthen background checks, limit high capacity ammunition magazines and get assault weapons off of america's streets. >> this is about action. no more talk. if not now, when? >> the american debate over guns hitting home in the nation's capitol. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> the nra's vice president wayne la pierre is set to testify during wednesday's hearing. he says the nra will not budge on any of the suggested measures. angie? >> today a community will pay their last respects to a gallaudet university professor who died in a fire. laura snyder gardner and her daughter mary ann died wednesday morning in a house fire in falls church. both were deaf. snyder gardner taught math at gallaudet university. e also helped coach the girl's soccer team at the model secondary school for the devon gallaudet's campus. the memorial service is at 2:30 this afternoon at gallaudet
'm hoping that the power of regular people will actually assert in contrast to the lobbying power of the n.r.a. >> the national rifle association says it is preparing for an all of out battle insisting that banning weapons is not the answer. >> this is about action. no more talk. if not our, when? >> the american debate over guns. hitting home in the nation's capital. >> brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and senate hearings on the gun control debate are scheduled to start sunday. >> here in baltimore one organization came together to help reduce crime. the guardian angels held their second meeting to share ways in which everyone can get involved to prevent crime. >> and what we hope to do is bring this group of people together and come up with some sort of like minded idea of what we can all do as far as community and policing to cush the crime in baltimore. >> guardian angels not only volunteered to patrol the streets but provide educational programs and conduct workshops for schools and businesses. >> the time is 5:10 and it's 26 degrees at kraig urbik. and the penalties of -- if caught usein
, well, there is two things. if anybody from the nra wants to look anybody in the eyes and tell them that guns are still necessary, i urge them to, and see how that goes. >> those particular types of assault weapons. >> yeah, because we're not supposed to bury our children, and nobody would have if that weapon was not involved. the argument people are going to make, how do you get the guns from the bad guys, because the bad guys want guns and the good guys want guns. in the constitution, the right to bear arms, establishing a militia, which we don't really have to do these days, we have a standing army. >> i get why americans want to defend themselves, i don't get why anybody needs or would want to use an assault weapon that could fire a 100 bullets in a minute. you can't use them for hunting, not for sports. >> if you're part of a team or fighting a war, yes. >> have you ever owned guns yourself? >> yes, i was not a hunter, but a target shooter and more of a weapons collector with a lot of vintage stuff. and all through the years, various weapons. and then i had a domestic and they
". some demonstrators targeted the n-r-a with their signs, while others held up names of gun violence victims. across the street, a counterdemonstration. dick heller was there. >> "it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed." >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's plan for new firearm laws. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd at the gun control march. but perhaps the most powerful testimony came from colin goddard. a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> "we need to challenge any politician who thinks it's easier to ask an elementary school teacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15, than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook." (cheers & applause) >> reporter: the independent firearm owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a ban. >> "what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada." >> reporter: but lori bennett hopes for better odds than that. >> "the bottom l
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